AT&T iPhone Owners Can Now Unlock Phones2012.04.09 14:00 by Daniela
Keywords: AT&T, iPhone
Beginning this Sunday, AT&T will let some customers unlock their iPhones, thus allowing them to use another carrier's service – provided, of course, that the carrier's network is compatible with the newly unlocked iPhone.
Previously, AT&T refused to unlock subscribers' iPhones, though the company had no problem unlocking other phones. Jailbreaking was the only way to free the iPhone for use with other carriers.
This capability is of greatest help to those traveling outside the United States. Instead of paying for expensive global service from AT&T, an owner of an unlocked phone can pop in a SIM card from a local GSM carrier and pay much cheaper local rates.
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